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qaeda and nazis, but it was not hazardous. >> ♪ >> fans are remembering chuck brown this morning, the man who helped bring the bogosgo-go scene to the map in d.c. jummy olabanji has more on our fans are honoring the local legend. >> they are honoring him through his music. fans gathered outside the howard theater last night in honor of tie-up brown. a new that he had been sick for several weeks, but that did not stop them from celebrating his life. >> my fans are the ones to keep the going. >> he loves his fans and his fans love him backed. >> i have loved him since i was 12 years old. >> i love that man. >> when news of the musician's in debt spread across the city said as quickly turned into a celebration of his life and legacy. >> the life and legacy of john brown if. >> his music filled the local airwaves and in every corner of the city, including the sidewalk in front of the street named in his honor. >> ♪ i don't hear you ♪ >> he told the story of how he grew up shining shoes on the streets of d.c. and then ended up going to prison where another prisoner gave him a g
.c. legend chuck brown. >> the "godfather of go-go" died a couple weeks ago after battling pneumonia. john gonzalez is live at the convention center with more. >> d.c. will come together one last time for chuck brown. this will be a funeral like no other. chuck brown's funeral this afternoon will include a well- planned program and a spontaneous program at times. it will go nearly four hours long at the convention center. a prayer service will include a number of speeches from the mayor to comedian mike epps and there will be music gospel music to a little bit of go-go music. his band will perform a medley of his well-known songs, his greatest hits. if tuesday's public viewing was any indication, there will be thousands and thousands of people here today. howard theatre believes about 12,000 people came to see brown's open casket earlier this week. the 75-year-old passed away about two weeks ago after complications with pneumonia. he was d.c.'s adopted son. the city will show that with a large crowd today. all 14,000 seats in the convention center will be filled this afternoon. the doors w
, but it prompted a rrelative to give them information. >> the "godfather of go-go, chuck brown, late yesterday his family and mayor vincent gray release information on a public viewing and memorial service. john gonzalez is outside the howard theatre in northwest washington with all the details. >> that's right. the mayor's office and the family of chuck brown have announced the memorial plans next week for the late star. they include the newly refurbished howard theatre in northwest d.c., where he was a regular and we're initially scheduled a performance next month. pretty much all day on may 29 there will be a public viewing here at the theater. and on thursday, may 31, a public memorial service down the street at the convention center from noon until 3:00. there will be will closures. thousands are expected both days to pay their final respects to the late star. the city strongly courage as public transportation. this man known as the "godfather of go-go" passed away last week at the age of 75 after being hospitalized for pneumonia. he was still active, forced to cancel several shows earlier
contributions to mayoral candidate sulaiman brown. he was also charged with destroying a spiral notebook with records of those payments to brown. brown, who fell out with the mayor after gray fired him from a city job said that during the campaign gray staffers paid him to heckle the adrian fenty during candidate debates. >> he promised me the job. >> thomas gore pay brown at least $535 in money orders. gore is a longtime friend of mayor gray and worked on several of his previous campaigns. mayor gray, away at a convention in las vegas, told reporters he had no comment on the charges. is lawyers said the same. but after seeing one d.c. councilman recently sent to prison and com d.c. residents had this to say. a over 50 years i have not seen one that was honest. >> the government needs to be professionalized and if it takes a prosecution to do it, so be it. >> thomas gore faces several years in prison due to the charges. if he pleads guilty this morning, which we are expecting that he will, the federal government will most likely give him a lesser prison sentence. it is scheduled to be in
. >> the public gets a chance to say goodbye this week to d.c. musical legend chuck brown. today a public hearing for the "godfather of go-go will be held at the howard theater in d.c. jummy olabanji is live in northwest with a look ahead. >> good morning. we are outside the howard theatre. even at this early morning hours, preparations are underway. you can see crews are putting up several dozen of those steel grates that will be the line for people waiting to see chuck brown. he died last week after suffering from pneumonia. he was 75 years old. the public viewing will take place today at the howard theatre beginning at 11:00 this morning. that will go until 10:00 tonight. everyone is invited. members of his family will be here as well as his band mates. and city dignitaries including d.c. mayor vincent gray. on thursday, that's when there will be a public memorial service. that will be held at the d.c. convention center from noon until 3:00. that is expected to be a heavily attended event as well. just a reminder for anyone wanting to come out, here this out d.c. police have this area blocked
for former couple rihanna and chris brown. the issue is that chris brown has a new song out. in it he has a verse where he's talking about people not dating his ex-girlfriend because everyone in the industry has had her. >> how do we get back at people in 2012? >> stopped following them on twitter. that is what rihanna immediately did. then chris brown stopped following rihanna. this is very elementary school. and brown also tweeted that people make assumptions and that he did not say any names and if someone took offense if, that someone must feel guilty. let that battle continue. yesterday at the orioles came with the texas rangers in the bullpen where the guys get ready, he took off his jacket and you have two guys wearing the different colored jerseys. so rob the end of doing a quick change and got the blue jerseys so he could match his teammates. >> there you go. he's ready to play. tim tebow is adjusting the lights in new york after he was traded from the broncos to the jets, but his dog is making a change as well. >> i think it was needed. the problem is while he was playing in den
. >> straight up 5:00 on this wednesday morning, i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. thanks for waking up with us. traffic and weather every ten minutes, lisa baden standing by, but we start with meteorologist adam caskey. >> we do have some concerns for flash floods later this afternoon and into tonight with more localized heavy rainfall possible later on today. there's a flood warning for small streams right now in prince william county, manassas, and manassas park until 10:00 a.m. there's just a little sprinkle after northwest d.c. arlington, 66 north along the beltway across the american legion bridge to the spu, a light sprinkle, that's all. that is falling apart. the rain is ending and we will see sunshine later on today. that will lead to thundershowers this afternoon and evening. it will be warm and muggy, 80 degrees. more localized heavy rainfall is possible. we have some concerns for what could turn into flash floods tonight. >> we will keep an eye on that. northern virginia residents of their morning routine is a little drier today. correct yesterday's flooding led to several r
-year-old boy. jayvon brown was last seen yesterday in the 1300 block of columbia road nw washington. he was wearing a green t-shirt at the time with a white t- shirt and predict t-shirt underneath, blue jeans, and red and black shoes. if you have a information about his whereabouts, call police. >> following a developing story from prince george's county. a police officer accused of driving drunk in his cruiser and crashing on the weekend. john gonzalez is live at police headquarters with more on this arrest. good morning. >> good morning. from hero to criminal, this off- duty police officer crashed is marked vehicle this weekend in an area that he has patrolled several years, on the wrong side of an arrest he has probably made hundreds of times. it was three months ago when officer daniel gonzalez received the valor award for his part in rescuing the elderly and disabled residents of at the spellman house in college park during a fire. >> they were knocking door to door getting people out especially the ones in wheelchairs'. it was very scary. >> a stark contrast wine is being mentione
vey. >> i am pamela brown. we begin with traffic and weather. lisa baden in a moment. but first, adam caskey. we are drying out a little. >> we still have some areas of light showers. a few sprinkles. 1.9 inches of rain fell in gaithersburg yesterday. unbelievable. heavy rainfall yesterday. now just a few sprinkles in northern calvert county entered charles county. northern neck of virginia crossing into st. mary's county. and in shenandoah county we have a few light sprinkles and in martinsburg. some sunshine this midday and afternoon. cannot rule out a stray showers in afternoon and evening 30% chance of. 82 degrees later. >> travel times look great on 95 between fredericksburg and springfield. also good in baltimore. looks good on the beltway all of it. quiet on 270 70, the greenway, 66 between centreville and the beltway. no projects on 50 right now between annapolis and the new york avenue and again across the potomac river. more to come with newschopper 7 in a little while. now to news. >> we will start with major developments this morning. in the february shooting death o
of the "godfather of go-go" chuck brown. >> and an issue the judge in the john edwards trial is doing with this week. >> i'm specialist andres ryan with the u.s. army national drill team. good morning, washington. >> it is a good morning on this memorial day 5:43, adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. starting with the rooftop camera picture of the nation's capital a few minutes before sunrise. clouds setting the stage for a beautiful sunrise over d.c. temperatures in the '60s in outlying areas. some seven in leesburg. 64 in winchester. in maryland, 66 in la plata. 66 in germantown. calvert county, 69 in lusby. a mixture of sun and clouds today, hot and humid, near 90 degrees by 4:00 or 5:00 p.m., but it will feel like the mid 90's. 30% chance of a late-day and the storm. now to steve with traffic. >> a very good morning on the roads. here we are in arlington county on 66 at glebe road, no problems eastbound and westbound, moving smoothly as you make your way past the dulles toll road all the way to the roosevelt bridge. outbound also looks good. the beltway at university boulevard. f
that he would order city flags flown at half staff on the day of brown's funeral. maybe they should do it at the convention center. that would probably be an appropriate location with many people wanting to say goodbye. there's a new study on restaurant food that may surprise you. >> facebook goes public today. linda bell has more from bloomberg headquarters in new york. there's a lot of buzz about it. >> that's the billion dollar question, will investors like it? last month facebook disclosed sales growth slowing. it is facing hurdles in traditional web advertising where it makes money. the apple co-founder says investors looking to make money should buy the stock. he says that mark zuckerberg is a good businessman who mixes technical ability and vision. a new study says 96% of main entrees sold a top u.s. restaurant chains to exceed the usda's recommended daily limits for calories, sodium, and fat. appetizers often are calorie bombs. family restaurants were the worst offenders. the bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> banks. have a great weekend. looks like everybody will enjoy this fr
trooper wesley brown outside a forestville applebee's in june of 2010. prosecutors want him to serve life without parole. another man named anthony milton, an accessory is serving a five-year sentence. former federal aviation administration chief randy babbitt scheduled to be tried today on drunk driving charges. he was arrested and trust in early december. this came after police stopped him for going the wrong way on old lee highway in fairfax city. this man could spend up to a year in prison if convicted. he did resign shortly after his arrest. >> a frightening experience for a man in fairfax county. >> he says kidnappers for him to drive to two atm machines, withdraw money, and then threw him in the trunk of his car. jummy olabanji is live this morning in fairfax with details. >> this man was on his way to work early yesterday morning when police say the three men came up and essentially robs him. now police in fairfax county are trying to figure towho are. -- figure out who they are. a 22-year-old man was walking out of his home on cumberland avenue in springfield if when he was appro
are required in order to obtain security clearance to review classified information. brown says it is troubling that in order to protect his client's legal rights that he and his associates will be subject to intrusive vetting the government. the china foreign ministry says the blind activist who wants the u.s. to help him lead the country tocan apply for study abroad. chen guangcheng is in a hospital while the two countries discuss his case. is happens as secretary clinton and other u.s. officials hold high-level political and economic talks in beijing. >> nato is catching some heat for a video released ahead of the upcoming north the atlantic treaty organization summit in chicago. this was not a smart move on behalf of nato and they did not do as much vetting. there were mistakes including setting chicago is where president obama grew up. that's not true of. also said in chicago is the capital of illinois. not true. >> it is springfield. those are some big mistakes. one of the critics is saying that nato should stand for not all that observant. a lot of people insisting that this be revised
up at 6, putting the rumors to rest. we have an update on d.c. musical legend chuck brown's health. >> and the girl scouts trading cookies or candy bars. that's raising a few eyebrows. >> and ambulance fees are back on the table in montgomery county. we will preview tonight's public hearing with councilman phil andrews. >> and a broken terror plot, coming up of the top of the hour. prince harry was at the ritz- carlton in northwest last night. received an award from the washington -- a washington think tank. so many lives have been lost and so many changed forever by the wounds they have suffered. >> he was among guests of honor at the atlantic council's 50th anniversary celebration. he and his brother prince william work with a number of charities that help retrain and reeducate veterans. >> a developing story from mississippi. authorities have identified the bodies of the missing tennessee mother and her daughter. the bodies of jo ann bain and her oldest daughter was found behind a house owned by family friend adam mayes. is accused of kidnapping the woman and her three daughters
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